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Secretary-General’s remarks to Security Council Open Video-Teleconference on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: Pandemics and the Challenges of Sustaining Peace

Let me begin by thanking the Indonesian Presidency for convening this open debate on pandemics and the challenges of sustaining peace.The concept of sustaining peace is essentially about positive peace as opposed to simply ending wars.

In other words, it is the idea that the international community accompanies a country well beyond the point of simply putting down guns to the point where people feel protected and represented. Continue reading